Petition from Stephen Winchester and Others, circa 11 March 1843

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To the Honorable City Council of
We, the undersigned, Petitioners (desirous of promoting the general good of and vicnity) would represent to your Honorable <​Body​> the inconvenience <​under​> which the People in this part of the City labour, on account of being shut out from the on the <​South​> West, and otheres, by being closed in from the Prairie, on the East, to hope you will grant this Petition, which is to order Winchister Street opened from Parley street South to <​the​> . And by so doing benefit those whose land it intersects, and confer a favour on the Petitioners. As in duty bound will Ever Pray
Harmon Cutler
Stephen Winchester Jr
Francillo Durfey
Reuben Atwood Daniel Carter
Levi Fifield Elisha Edwards
E M Kimball H. Tate.
Chancy Gaylord George Scholes
Guy C Barnum
Job. V Barnum Benj[ami]n Brown
J. S. Johnston Lorenzo Brown
Newman G. Blodget[t] James Flanigan
Stephen Hales
Jared Porter
Stephen Hales Senr Joseph Huthngson
James McClelan Joseph Brotherton
John Creig
[p. [1]]
B. R. Bentl[e]y James [illegible]
George W Hickerson
James Woolsey
Robert Pixton Stephen Luce—
Francis Clark Daniel G Luce
George Colemen Danford Attwood
Wm Carmichael
Chas E Spencer
Jno Oakley
John Herrington
B. T. Mitchell
Henry Sanders
John Alston
John Edger
Nelson McCarty
Joseph S Murdock
Armstead Moffett
Chandler Holbrook
Jacob Peart
Abel Lamb
Joseph F Palmer
Shadrach Driggs
Samuel Simpson
Alexander Simpson
Abraham Washburn
F. Mulford
Samuel Eggleston
<​No 5— refd to Committee of public grounds.—​>
<​Petn. rejected April 15th. 1843.​>
<​Report unfavorable​> [p. [2]]


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    Signatures of petitioners.  

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    Endorsements in handwriting of James Sloan.  

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    Notation in handwriting of George A. Smith, chairman of the committee of public grounds.